Why Do You Need a Whole-House Humidifier??Interactive Video The recommended indoor relative humidity level is 45%. Yet the average North American home can be four times below that recommended level. When you combine existing low humidity levels with the home heating season, it can result in a variety of indoor problems.
This dry air starts absorbing moisture from you and items in your home causing: dry noses, scratchy throats, itchy skin, static shock. Unfortunately, the dry air not only causes minor discomforts, but can also threaten your health and damage your home.
Many studies have shown that activity levels of viruses increase as temperatures and humidity levels decrease. This means that lower humidity levels in your home make you more susceptible to viral infections.
Damage to your Home
When the air is too dry, things start to break: wood cracks, framing around doors and windows shrink letting in cold air, static builds up and can ruin electronic components, foods can go stale faster than normal, and pianos can go out of tune. All this bad stuff can happen because the air is too dry.
This humidifier utilizes the existing air handler to direct humidified air to every room in the home. This particular product is ideal for homes up to 4,000 square feet.
This power humidifier has a quiet built-in fan that works independently of the furnace blower. It pulls heated air directly from the furnace or air handler blower to move air through a water panel.
This humidifier generates steam that is produced and introduced directly into the duct work. This product is the most reliable and has the highest performance of any style humidifier and maximizes your humidification needs.